Outlander’s Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish Tee Up Whisky, Wanderlust in Travel Series Men in Kilts — Watch

RELATED STORIES Outlander author Diana Gabaldon often writes about how Jamie Fraser, one of the heroes of her novel series, is prone to making “Scottish noises” that can carry a host of meanings: amusement, consideration, annoyance — you get the idea. And if you’d like to hear some of those noises in real time, look […]

Japan Is Drinking So Much Whisky, There’s a Severe Shortage

Japan Is Experiencing a Severe Whisky Shortage Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all […]

Chance to enjoy fine malts as the GLEN SCOTIA whisky grand tour comes to Borough Market

Award-winning distiller Glen Scotia promises a warm welcome for enthusiasts during its Glen Scotia Grand Tour in Borough Market until Saturday (March 17). The experience includes sampling whisky-based cocktails and canapes, inspired by local producers and superior single malt tastings of a variety of expressions from the independent distiller. Each space in the event had […]

Why Islay is more than just THE place for whisky – visit the jewel in Scotland's crown

DX Islay review: The island off the west coast of Scotland is famous for its whisky Islay is the antithesis of London: often there’s not another person, car or house to be seen for miles. It seemed to be the perfect destination for two city-dwellers with symptoms of burnout to enjoy some fresh air and […]

Aberdeenshire: Explore a very bonny Scotland, the setting of Whisky Galore! 

A pleasant hour’s flight with British Airways from London Heathrow to Aberdeen transports you from the hustle and bustle of city life to a wild and scenic countryside. Aberdeenshire really does have it all. From Bennachie Mountain, which I’m told is a “pleasantly tough” climb, to an untouched coast, the North East of Scotland genuinely […]

Advent calendars for adults 2017: wine, gin and whisky to get you in the Christmas SPIRIT

Advent calendars have long been reserved for children in the UK – but 2017 seems to be a turning point for that tradition.  Forget a single chocolate, or a lovely painted pictured behind the doors. This year it’s all about the extravagant, extra-fabulous adult calendars.  From award-winning gin to a different single-serve wine for each […]